January 19

Clinton man charged with robbing store with a hammer

Police arrest Jeremy Holt, of Clinton, in the robbery of the Super 95 One Stop, where he is a former employee.

By Rachel Ohm rohm@centralmaine.com
Staff Writer

CLINTON— A former employee of the Super 95 One Stop has been accused of robbing the store with a hammer Saturday night.

Jeremy Holt, 23, of Clinton, was arrested Saturday at around 7:50 p.m. and is in custody at the Kennebec County Jail, according to a press release from the Clinton Police Department.

A clerk at the store, which is located on Hinckley Road, reported the incident to police who were able to track Holt down in his 2001 blue Ford Focus on Johnson Flat Road near the Pittsfield town line, according to the release.

He was taken into custody and is charged with armed robbery.

The robbery is the second to take place with a hammer in the area in the last three days. Police in Somerset County are looking for a man who robbed a branch of Camden National Bank in Bingham with a hammer on Friday. Karl Roy, an officer with the Clinton Police Department, said he could not comment on whether the two robberies may be related.

The investigation into the robbery is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Rusty Bell at the Clinton Police Department at 207-426-9192.

Rachel Ohm— 612-2368rohm@centralmaine.com

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